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The Monarchy and the House of Lords

  • S. G. Richards
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Abstract

The monarchy and the House of Lords have certain common characteristics: each is reliant on the hereditary principle, the one wholly, the other partly; and each is almost totally impotent, yet performs a useful function in the system of government.

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  1. K. Martin, The Crown and the Establishment (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1963).Google Scholar
  2. J. Murray-Brown (ed.), The Monarchy and its Future (London: Allen & Unwin, 1969)Google Scholar
  3. J. P. Morgan, The House of Lords and the Labour Government, 1964–70 (London: Oxford University Press, 1975)Google Scholar
  4. Various authors, The Queen (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977).Google Scholar

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© S.G. Richards 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. G. Richards
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  1. 1.Hammersmith and West London CollegeUK

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